SUPPLEMENTAL EXECUTIVE RETIREMENT PLAN
(As Amended and Restated as of January 1, 2009)
Article 1. Purpose of the Plan
The purpose of this Dover Corporation Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan is to promote the long-term
success of the Company by providing a uniform minimum level of retirement benefits to salaried officers and other
key executives on whom major responsibility for the present and future success of the Company rests.
Article 2. Definitions
2.01. “ Actual Participant ” means, subject to Article 3, an Employee who (a) has received a SERP Designation
as an Actual Participant, and (b) has been granted an Award in each of five (5) years (not necessarily
consecutive) under an Incentive Plan. Stock options granted under the 1998 Supplemental Incentive Stock
Option Program or any successor program (sometimes called the Presidents’ Pool) shall not be considered in
determining qualification as an Actual Participant.
2.02. “ Administrator ” means the Dover Corporation Pension Committee.
2.03. “ Affiliated Company ” means the Company and any other member of the controlled group of corporations
(within the meaning of Section 414(b) of the Code) of which the Company is a member or an unincorporated
trade or business which is under common control with the Company (within the meaning of Section 414(c) of the
Code). Except as otherwise determined by the Administrator, a corporation or unincorporated trade or business
shall not be considered as an Affiliated Company during any period while it is not a member of such controlled
group or under such common control.
2.04. “ Applicable Percentage ” means such percentages as are set forth in Appendix A to the Plan.
2.05. “ Award ” means the grant of either a stock option or stock appreciation right award or a cash
performance award under an Incentive Plan, provided that (i) the grant of a stock option under the 1998
Supplemental Incentive Stock Option Program or any successor plan or program (someti